John Benson | The Sun Magazine

John Benson

John Benson, a semiretired massage therapist living in San Francisco, says he began composing stories at age fifteen, in his head, while on watch as a merchant seaman during World War II. At age sixty-four he began writing them down.

— From April 1994


Like a warm cloak, the mundane settled onto his shoulders. He pulled the edges of his days close around him, nestling into their routines.

April 1994
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